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the southern philippines has climbed to more than 500 people. more than 400 people are still missing. rescuers continued to surge through mud and debris is. the typhoon hit hardest in the southern philippines or government officials say entire families were washed away. more than 310,000 people have lost their homes as the typhoon struck on tuesday. >> the bay area quality management district has received a 1 million grant $1 million grant from the u.s. department of energy to help more local companies use alternative fuel for their vehicles and fleets. the gravel goes towards the california floods in wordplay alternative fuel project which aims to reduce barriers for companies and governments to use alternative fuel. such as issues with permitting. the gravel watch and february and will continue over a two-year period. a report finds a the states themselves agency needs more independent oversight and recommends a restructuring to avoid the appearance of conflict of interest. the institute of medicine says too many board members on the california institute for rich in art of medicine represent
after a typhoon hit the philippines. here is some of the pictures of that storm ravaged compancountry. dozens of others are missing characters are struggling to reach remote areas in the southern philippines after a powerful typhoon slammed intov min danao. the typhoon rig up trees and houses with winds reaching for near 10--near 100 in moscow our dream was lights flashing floods. 110 miles per urhour . >> we are catching a break in the bottle some light rain for petaluma. we did see heavy rain in our last report--novato. we are picking up moderate to heavy rain indicated by the yellow on your screen right around san palo stretching to berkeley. there is rain at the highway 480 interchange. pushing closer to berkeley. this will continue to shift south and east. light rain at the bay bridge toll plaza in all the approaches to discourage the drive for interstate 580, livermore valley. light rain being reported coming from ocean beach. as we turn our attention to the south bay we are not saying much as some light rain but not impacting any of the freeways. we will pick up into the latte
people are dead after a powerful typhoon in the philippines. many remote villages are isolated by landslides and floods. rescuers are struggling to get to them. in one village 66 people were killed when flash floods swamped two emergency shelters. the typhoon is one of the strongest to hit the country this year. >>> also authorities are expanding the evacuation zone in new jersey. that is after a freight train derailed spilling hazardous chemicals. 100 additional homes have been evacuated. officials say it may take until sunday to empty a derailed tanker car that held 100,000 pounds of chloride. it was one of seven that derailed last saturday as a freight train tried to cross a bridge. 60 people were take ton the hospital to be treated for respiratory problems. >>> 4:53. a vote on the fate of four fire stations has been pushed back to next tuesday. the proposed closures come after they recorrected a par -- rejected a parcel tax. supervisors recently asked the fire chief for more information about the closures and possible alternatives. >>> there is a new proposal to expand the
. >> the tie from that hit the philippines the death toll has climbed to 350 people. billy for the people are still missing. rescuers are continued to search the mud and debris for them. the hurricane hit hardest in the southern philippines were government officials say entire families were washed away. >> as the kron 4 morning news continues a live look from mount tam this thursday morning. low clouds around the bay into some blue sky above. winning the fog to break up around the bay area of big changes for the weather forecast will have more on your weather the latest look at your morning commute. watching wall street as well without the jones amount of time. we will be back with more stores the kron 4 morning news' returns in two minutes. good morning and welcome back 7:28 a.m. is a time. taking a look at our live camera at santos go on and as ave.san francisco. >> dealing with low clouds and locally dense fog this morning as best as sunny afternoon dry and to leaving. because of a low visibility there are delays in arrivals at sfo average of about 48 minutes. if you're headed there yo
>> still ahead, the update from the philippines. they continue to recover from a typhoon. this live look outside from san jose hazy conditions continue. we will be back.... hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. in the philippines. the president declared a state of national calamity today. the declaration comes in the aftermath of tuesday's emergency funds. nearly six-hundred people were killed. just as many are missing, and thousands are homeless. officials say search and rescue operations are struggling. the typhoon unleashed winds stronger than those of hurricane sandy in october. rubble has destroyed homes and landmarks, and many residents are too stun
of morsi and zero opponents. >> the death toll from the typhoon that hit the southern philippines has climbed to 350 people today. and nearly 400 people are still missing. the typhoon or hurricane hit hardest in the southern philippines were government officials say entire families were washed away. >> nato has called on north korea to cancel its plans for a second rocket launch. ambassadors said yesterday that a launch would violate you end resolutions and could decimalized the korean peninsula. north korea's state news agency announced their decision to launch a space satellite on saturday. russia and china both urged north korea on monday to not proceed with the planned rocket launch. >> welcome back. the top stories we're following at this hour. san francisco police are on the scene at a crash that happened just before 4:00 this morning. it happened on the corner of fall some and essex streets following a chase that started when the driver failed to yield. police are investigating the incident as a possible d u i. >> the local police force will not be subject to a federal takeover
in the uc davis has some good news about a dog from the philippines became an international hero after sacrificing it's not to say to young girls. >> the dog named kabang appears to have beaten the cancer it was suffering from. kabang ended up in davis' earlier this year after a nurse in new york spent a fund-raising campaign to bring her to the u.s.. >> will be back with kron 4 morning news. >> here is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic is picking up. it is still light. we would not have any problems in the bay area. 51 degrees in oakland. at noon it will get more to degrees warmer at 53. still not bone chilling cold. >> and the north bay marin avenue in mill valley is back open this morning after it was shut down because of a major water main break on monday. >> firefighters say a 12 in. main ruptured late in the morning and spewed a about a thousand gallons of water a minute. >> sandbags were stacked to prevent flooding at least one home. but there was no other damage reported water service was restored last night and the road has been reopened. >> officials have been scr
. a major typhoon is causing damage in the philippines. it has knocked out power and suspended in air travel. you can see some of the damage in this video. 33 deaths have been reported from a flash flood so far. more than 40,000 residents have moved to higher ground leaving their homes along the rivers. >> it is 641 and coming up next we're keeping our eye on wall street. the dow was up 32 points and we will talk to rob black about the forces at work this morning. a live luck know we will save our live look for when we continue and do some more weather and traffic for you. we will be right back. @ñ you won't take my life. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids is strong. aids is strong. but we are stronger. and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ muni metro trains are back up and running this morning after the power outage that through commuters
, no drizzle, highs are in the 60s. >>> more than 400 people missing after a deadly typhoon in the philippines. the storm killed at least 300 people.$♪ it also caused flooding and landslide and left a quarter of a million people with no homes. they are trying to reach some of the hardest hit areas and they are a still looking for food for the people who survived. >>> there is no water damage for san francisco's tower and even the storm we had leaked into the monument over the weekend. crews are trying repair those leaks with plastic sheeting annual leaks and they are trying to steer water away from the murals. they will work to seal off the building by the end of this month. >>> crab bones remain at the docks. crabbers say brokers plan to drop the wholesale price from $3 a pound to a dollar 80. the price for the crabs has dropped so the prices have dropped as well. >>> work behind the scenes competition has already started. an italian challenger is accusing them of spying. oracle broke protocol by taking up close images of the new zeal land yachts. they say the alleged transgressions are ove
. >>> powerful typhoon in the southern philippines has killed at least 40 people. >> a military spokesman said six people have been killed, power has been knocked out, air travel is suspended. major land slides have been reported. more than 50 people have been evacuated from another deadly storm one year ago. >>> a new report says came's reflewable energy -- came's renewable energy goals could be commission the state's energy plans could be costly because of poor planning and lack of oversight. state law requires california to produce a third of its electricity from solar wind and other renewable sources by the year 2020. this morning, two state lawmakers will unveil new regulation to make california public schools green. the legislation would upgrade the energy efficiency. it is being introduced by nancy skinner of berkeley and state senator of los angeles. the funding would come from the presently -- recently passed proposition 39. >>> well, imagine spending just $30 a week for all of your food. why the mayor of newark, new jersey is doing that starting today. >>> and why health leaders are
-- >> around the world we have the latest coming out of the philippines that country rocked by typhoon more than 280 people killed as that storm ravaged the entire country. dozens of others are missing as rescuers are struggling to reach some of the remote areas in the sullen philippines after a powerful typhoon slammed into mindanao. the typhoon whipped up trees and houses with winds reaching your one to 10 m.p.h.. trimming the size of flash flooding. >> 7:28 a.m. is a time we will be back a couple of minutes. it is a messy wet morning in this is gridlock as you can see on the james lick and san francisco. look at that! this is a bad commute day and we have got team coverage and traffic in the weather to continue here on the kron 4 morning is down go --don't go away the bay bridge was catching a break earlier because of all the slowing on the east shore freeway. now the drive times are climbing to over 35 minutes coming out of the macarthur maze. it is one man is coming from the nimitz freeway and 27 minutes coming from interstate 80. the drive times from the upper east shore freeway in s
authorities in the philippines say nearly 300 fishermen are missing following a typhoon that devastated the country. >> the death toll has already surpassed 600. >> those deaths are mostly from flash flooding that what we committed in the country's southern region. >> authorities in mexico said the wreckage of a small plane believed to be caring singing superstarhjenni rivera has been found with no survivors. >> authorities say the plane was found near mexico city. >> the u.s. registered learjet went missing early yesterday after taking off from the city of monterrey. 43 year old jenni rivera has sold 15 directors and drizzly 12 billboard mexican music awards. >> north korea says it is extending the launch. for a controversial long-range rocket by another week until december 29th. an unidentified spokesperson for the north korean committee of space technology told state media that the scientists found ia technical deficiency in the first stage control engine model of the rocket. >> it says technicians are pushing forward with final preparations for the launch. >> what reassess it launch
of the philippines, flooding from a -- a typhoon has claim dozens of lives the death toll at 40, 33 villagers and soldiers drowned when water dumped by the storm rushed down a mountain, typhoon bopha slammed into the region at dawn today one of the strongest storms to hit in decades. >>> right now san jose police on the scene of a huge pot bust. investigators tell abc7 news they responded to a home on sandalwood court in east san jose after 3:00 this morning where they phone the doors to the home open. when they -- they went in they found an elaborate grow operation with 300 pot plants inside, three cars seen leaving the area before police got there. terry mcsweeney is headed to the scene we'll have more on later editions of abc7 news. >>> we have a new flash of a different kind. for you hungry deal hunters, burger king is offering famous whooper this week for just 55 cents, the special is to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the sandwich, the deal is good thursday through sunday. here's the catch, you have to buy another whooper at full price to get the second one at 55 cents. >> makes sense
on the app store or google play. it is the waze app. >>> 5:50. new out of the philippines this morning, government officials say the death toll from a powerful typhoon stands at more than 200 people. officials fear many more bodies could be found as rescuers reach areas that have been cut off by the storm. typhoon bopha slam add into the region yesterday destroying homes and -- triggering flash floods, 66 villagers and soldiers drowned. the government says scores are still missing. >>> controversial photo on the front page of the "new york post" is sparking debate on whether it should have been published this picture was taken moments before ki-suck han was hit and killed there. is criticism on why the photographer didn't put his camera down to help the victim. the photographer says he took the picture from far way, hoping the driver would see his camera flash. new york city police say the man who pushed mr. han on to the tracks has implicated himself. witnesses describe him as a mentally disturbed man and bothering passengers and the victim was trying to stop him. >>> 5:51. beverage i
stage appears to have fallen into the yellow sea and the second into the philippine sea. >>> music icon shank are -- shankar has died. he is the father of singer norah jones although they've been estranged for years. he died at a san diego hospital after come plaining of breathing problems, he was 92-years-old. >>> share your holiday, 21st annual food drive. next back to meteorologist mike nicco in walnut creek at the broadway plaza to find out how yo . >>> welcome back. 6:45. today we will be at three bay area locations for our share your holiday food drive. >> let's catch up with mike live at broadway plaza in walnut creek. how is it going? >>> it is going great. we've already had people stop by, families bringing food we are off to a good start. we still need more help we are in the main courtyard where we are decorated for the season. during the holidays there's families out there with needs. they need food, they need help during the holiday season we are going to bring in communications manager from alameda county community food bank. thank you for being here. what are your goals f
frames, decorative boxes, and 24 styles of christmas ornaments made in the philippines. all of them are made out of heavy paper stock and covered with metallic looking resin that encollude a hang tag with a pa iris label. all the items should be put in a container and returned. >>> a battle over medical marijuana between the city of oakland and the federal government. why the city says the largest pot dispensary in america should stay open even if it breaks federal law. >>> welcome back. 6:25. a legal battle between the city of oakland and the federal government over a marijuana dispensary the biggest one in the country. the harbor side health center has 100,000 patients. it earns more than $20 million a year by selling medical marijuana. now the federal government wants to shut it down. and seize the property. the judge is now considering whether this landmark case should go to trial. the city of oakland by the way is siding with the center which by the way pays a lot of taxes. >> it's like the federal government to stop the tragic waste of resources on trying to shut down our legi
a typhoon that hit the southern philippines has climbed to more than 500 people. and more than 400 people are still missing. rescuers continued to search through the mud and debris. more than three a and a and 10,000 people have lost their homes since the typhoon struck on tuesday. >> the bay area quality management district has received a $1 million grant from the u.s. department of energy to help more local companies use alternative fuel for their vehicles to fleets. the grant will go toward the california fleets in workplace alternative fuel projects. the grant will launch in february and will continue over a two- year period >> a report finds that the space stem cell agency needs more independent oversight and recommends a restructuring to avoid the appearance of conflict of interest. california voters in 2004 approved proposition 71 that formed c i r ,/ it has distributed about 1.3 million in grants. >> california is suing delta airlines over the lack of privacy policy. the state alleges that the airline is breaking state law by not warning users that it is collecting sensitive infor
typhoon hit the southern philippines. and there's concern more bodies will be found as rescuers make their way to areas isolated by landslides, floods and downed communications. in compostela valley a flash flood killed dozens as it swamped two emergency storm shelters and military camp. >>> new proof of just how powerful our recent storms were. this is the scene on 101 monday about 30 miles north of ukiah. the mud slide snapped trees like twigs as the saturated ground gave way and even uprooted a redwood. >> amazing. those roots are deep. that truck is lucky. i was just looking at the doppler radar. i'm not a meteorologist. but when it turns yellow i don't think that's good. >> no. especially when you're driving to work in the morning. [ laughter ] >> it's probably not what you want to see. it's going to be a messy commute this morning. over an inch of rain in the north bay mountains but otherwise the rain coming down heavy this morning into san francisco sliding in along the peninsula and the east bay. let's get you in for a closer look ther
than 280 people are now confirmed dead after a powerful typhoon hit the southern philippines. and there's concern more bodies will be found as rescuers make their way to areas isolated by landslides, floods and downed communications. a flash flood killed dozens as it swamped two emergency storm shelters and a military camp in one area. >>> new proof of just how powerful our recent storms were. 30 miles north of ukaih, the mud slides snapped trees like television as the saturated ground gave way and uprooted a redwood. >> cameras everywhere, don't we is it. >>> bart leaders are spending millions in taxpayer money to fight a birdbathle on the silicon valley extension project in san jose. the "mercury news" reports hundreds of birds are laying eggs in the construction area so bart workers are using inflatable dancers to shoo the birds away. it costs $5 million, about $17,000 per bird nest. >>> oakland city council can't make up its mind on a proposed dog park near lake merritt. councilmembers didn't have enough votes last night to make any moves on a proposed dog play area at astro park. t
into the pacific ocean east of the philippines. >>> millionaire fugitive john mcafee is released from a detention center. he was taken into custody last week after sneaking into guatemala from belize where he is wanted in connection with a murder. a guatemalan judge gave mcafee 10 days to get his immigration situation order is out. >> hope he is writing a book while he is going through all this. >> so bizarre. >> i would read it. strange, strange. >>> how about some traffic now at 6:14? liz, it's all yours. >> thank you. let's go towards the bay bridge. we are just getting word of a new accident just past the pay gates. the metering lights are on. so you can see delays now as far back as probably towards the 880 overcrossing now. and then we also have that accident past the toll plaza so delays towards treasure island up the incline. they are working to clear it but we have a good sized wait toward san francisco from the east bay. elsewhere speaking of the east bay, let's check the san ramon valley. a camera down southbound 680. and so far, so good right now leaving walnut creek heading towards d
fell into the east china sea and a third part fell into the pacific ocean east of the philippines about 2,000 miles away. >>> a big victory for millionaire fugitive john mcafee. he was released from guatemalan custody. he snuck into guatemala from belize where he is wanted in connection with the murder of his neighbor. a guatemalan judge has given mcafee 10 days to get his immigration situation sorted out. >>> mexican transportation officials say the plane carrying singing sensation jenni rivera plunged almost vertically from 28,000 feet. the plane did a nosedive into the ground at 600 miles an hour. investigators are piecing together the wreckage to find the exact cause of the crash. they say it could take days. >>> it is 5:20. new this morning, it is the blessing tweeted around the world and now the head of the catholic church has more twitter followers than all of us. pope benedict xvi's message, dear friends, i am pleased to get in touch with you through twitter. he also added i bless all of you from my heart, in eighth different languages. an hour after the twice more than 700,000
. >> a powerful typhoon is causing major damage in the southern philippines. the storm has knocked out power, suspended air travel, and flooded areas already vulnerable to landscape. so far 33 desk at the report from a flash flood. within 41,000 it residents have moved out of their homes, along rivers including in southern provinces that were devastated by a deadly storm a year ago. government forecasters said the storm has sustained winds of 109 m.p.h. with gusts up to 130. >> and the turnout or a digital our local weather. erica will tell us about our rain. >> temperatures are on the mild side forties' out the door in concord. 53 in san jose. mid-50s in san francisco. your afternoon highs look like upper 50s for the north bay. they will see the bulk of the cloud cover and most of the moisture. only getting to 59 for santa rosa and napa. 60 expected in the city. satellite and radar showed the rain sagging southward. the cold front is relatively weak in nature. compared to the last three systems we saw we will see a lot of cloud cover. most moisture heads towards the north. 9:00 a.m. picking
time. >>> we have new video of the aftermath of a deadly typhoon in the southern philippines. many villages are completely flooded with people having to wade through several feet of water just to get around. 300 people have died. it is almost certain that more bodies will be found. many remote villages are isolated by landslides and floods and rescuers are struggling to get to them. the typhoon is one of the strongest to hit the country this year. >>> caltrans hopes today's rain will not do further damage to a problem area along the pacific coast. yesterday, crews shored up a portion of devil's slide that was damaged by this past weekend's storm. traffic on highway 1 was reduced to one lane for much of the day. >>> the biological mother of collin kaepernick is watching her son like the rest of us and wants to reconnect. he grew up in turlock. she said she's been trying to reconnect with him ever since giving him up for adoption. his birth mother says she's a fan. she wants to talk to him because she's her son, not because he's a football star. >>> we want to check in with tara and
of flooding in the philippines. these pictures show it, days after a deadly typhoon hit the phillippines. this is video. crews, well, they pulled several stranded people to safety, including children. rescuers are still having trouble getting to many survivors in some of the hardest hit areas. 400 confirmed dead. hundreds more still missing. >>> we told you about a woman who survived being stranded six days in the snow in the sierra. experts say there are several things you can do to survive something like that. first they say stay in your car and make sure someone can see it. either you have a lot on inside. be sure to carry warm clothes, a blanket and a flash. and if you are in an isolated area, the best idea experts say is to ration food and wait for help. >> the probability of you being found in the car is higher than going out looking for help. hypothermia sets up very quickly in the sierra. >> experts say if you have to get out of the car, bait for a break in the weather and stay on the roadway and always let someone know where and when you are going and be aware changing condition
to billboard mexican music awards. >> authorities in the philippines say nearly 300 fishermen are missing following a typhoon that devastated the country. the death toll has already surpassed 600. those deaths are most a from flash flood that wiped away communities and the country's southern region. >> a lawsuit against dominique strauss, could in in a deal. lawyers for both sides will meet later today to update the judge on a possible settlement. this all in the case of a maid in a manhattan hotel accused stress, of sexually assaulting her. the maid is expected to be in court today but the suspect is not. the suspect lawyers acknowledge talk of a possible settlement last month. >> we have an onshore wind. we have a gorgeous day full of sunshine erica has more on your forecast and the bay area's favorite way to bring in the new year is with kron 4. a big party with spectacular fireworks. we will be on kron fours new year's live show is hosted by catherine hennan and gary radncih. kron fours new year's eve live. we will be right talk about watching wall street. the dow up 30. . 13,001 a 4.
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